Peninsular (Thung Khai) Botanic Garden

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Thailand - Trang province - Yan Ta Khao district

Institution Code: BKF

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

About the Peninsular (Thung Khai) Botanic Garden

Peninsualr Botanic Garden (Thung Khai) established since 1993. It's belong to National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation. It's native forest about 4.16 ha and covers evergreen forest and peat swamp forest.

Main Address:
Peninsular (Thung Khai) Botanic Garden
Trang-Palien Road
Thung Khai Arboretum and Forest Reserve
Yan Ta Khao district
Trang province 92140 Thailand

Telephone: 66-75-280166
Fax: 66-75-280166
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Director
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Ms. Wayuree edchatra
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 20
    Educational Staff Number: 10
    Research Staff Number: 10
    Administration Staff Number: 30

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1993
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 416 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Latitude: 7.4931
    Longitude: 99.8876
    Annual Rainfall: 2000 mm
    Altitude: 40.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Peninsualar Botanic Garden (Khao Chong) Phattalung (Panangtung) Botanic Garden
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: สวนพฤกษศาสตร์สากลภาคใต้(ทุ่งค่าย)จ.ตรัง
  • Local Address: ถ. ตรังปะเหลียน ต.ทุ่งค่าย อ.ย่านตาขาว จ.ตรัง
  • Locality: City:
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 4000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 1
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 30000
    Number of Volunteers: 3

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 30000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 5000
  • Special Collections:Exotic ornamental and economic plants (such as nutmeg, rubber, pepper, coffee), Etnobotany garden, Orchid garden, Fern garden, Aquatic garden, medicinal plots, Endemic and rare plant garden, Xerophytic garden.
    Taxonomic garden(32 families):Dipterocarpaceae, Leguminosae, Verbenaceae, Fagaceae, Palmae, Pandanaceae, Gymnosperms, Bambusoideae, Euphorbiaceae, Rubiaceae,Araceae, Myristicaceae, Zingiberaceae, Gutiiferae,Magnoliaceae, Myrtaceae, Sapindaceae, Rutaceae,Ebenaceae,Meliacae,Baringtoniaceae, Annonaceae, Anarcadiaceae.

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: Yes
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Sustainability: Yes
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes